Associate Professor of Music
On Faculty since 1991
Office: McAlister 229
DMA, University of Kansas
About Sarah Holman
Sarah Holman has appeared with Chamber Opera Chicago, Opera Southwest, City Opera of the Quad Cities, Lyric Opera Cleveland, DuPage Opera, Muddy River Opera, and Kansas Opera. As a featured soloist she has sung with the New Philharmonic, Rockford, Liberty, and Fox Valley Symphony Orchestras.
She made her Carnegie Hall debut in Mozart's Coronation Mass under the direction of Simon Carrington. Her recent opera performances include Chamber Opera Chicago's tribute to Gian Carlo Menotti, under the stage direction of Francis Menotti, Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible, Dorabella in Cosí fan tutte, The Mother in The Consul, Katisha in The Mikado, Lady Jane in Patience, Meg Page in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Beatrice in Beatrice and Benedict, and the title role of Regina.
She enjoyed a long tenure as the mezzo-soprano voice of the Dean Wilder Singers, a vocal quartet and piano ensemble, which toured throughout the United States, Mexico, and Southern Korea performing a variety of opera, oratorio, and sacred literature. During the inaugural year of the Asian Opera Project in Taipei, Taiwan Dr. Holman was an invited voice instructor and in 2007 she was awarded a Goldovsky Opera Directing Internship with Harrower Opera in Atlanta, Georgia.
Currently, she serves as the Central Regional Governor for National Association of Teachers of Singing and an Associate Professor of voice at Wheaton College Conservatory where she also directs the opera program.